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Dar es Salaam
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5 Days Selous GR and Mikumi NP Budget Safari

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What to Expect
Day 01: Dar es Salaam to Selous GR

Morning depart for Selous Game Reserve you will have a short break for hot lunch in Kibiti. The journey to Selous will take about 5 to 6 hours. Arrive for afternoon boat safari along the mighty Great Rufiji River. Boat safari brings you into close contact with hippo, crocodile and fantastic birdlife.  Animals make their way to the river to drink and boat may approach elephant, waterbuck and other on the river banks to within a few meters. Crocodile glide into the water as your boat approaches and hippo appear in frightening proximity, grunting and blowing steam.

Dinner and overnight will be at Hippo Camp

Meal Plan: -Lunch and Dinner.

Day 02: Game Drive in Selous GR

Wakeup early in the morning and have a cup of coffee or tea, then go out for wilderness walking safari with guidance of an armed ranger which will take two to two and a half hours. Walking safari will give you a particularly intimate feel for African wild. You will get the chance to touch the nature, see the different foot print and droppings of different wild animals and small creatures that you can’t see them during the game drive. After walking safari you will go back to the camp/ lodge for breakfast then go to the reserve for game drive until sunset. Selous is famous for its Elephants, commonly seen are lions, wild dogs, buffalos, bushbuck, impalas, elands, baboons, zebra, wildebeest and greater kudus.

Dinner and overnight will be at Hippo Camp.

Meal Plan: -Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Day 03: Selous GR to Mikumi NP

Morning after breakfast, you will start your journey to Mikumi NP with game drive en route, the journey is the most amazing and truly wild and untouched areas of Tanzania. The drive will take you up into the Uluguru Mountains across rivers and pass through small local villages and farms. The drive is tiring but possibly the most rewarding and adventures on the southern circuit. Arrive in Mikumi for Dinner and overnight at Tourist Cottage inside the Park.

Meals Plan: -Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 04: Mikumi NP Full day Game Drive

After breakfast you will go out for full day game drive in Mikumi NP with parked lunch boxes.

Mikumi hosts buffaloes, giraffes, elephants, lions, pythons, zebras, leopards, crocodiles and many more. Over 300 species of birds have been observed in this park. Dinner and overnight will be at Tourist Cottage. 

Meals plan: -Breakfast, lunch and Dinner.

Day five:

Start the day with early morning game drive. Enjoy the sunrise with morning game drive, this will take about two hours and a half and then drive back to the camp for breakfast. After breakfast drive back to Dar es Salaam with stopover on the way for lunch. Drop off at hotel, ferry or airport.

Meals plan: -Breakfast and lunch.
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Important Information
Departure Point
From Airport, ferry or from your hotel
Departure Time
7:30 AM
5 days
Return Details
Drop off at your hotel, ferry or airport.
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Walking Safari in the wild
  • Boat Safari
  • 4x4 Tourist jeep with open roof for easy view.
  • unlimited game drive.
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
  • Anything of personal nature
  • Anything not mentioned above
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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By: African Pangolin Safaris
Kristoffer K
We were a group of 24 students from Norway who booked a two day safari with one night in Camp Bastian. The drivers
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Ste Lcs
Mikumi National Park
It was the most amazing experience of my life ! We passed 3 days in the national park of Mikumi. We passed nights
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Peter S
3 awesome days in Mikumi National Park
We had awesome 3 days in December in Mikumi national park. Our guide Yunus was very kind and knowledgeable in
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Viljar R
Bergen, Norway
An awesome experience
We had an amazing time in mikumi national park! We were two couples traveling together and our safari turned out
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3 days i Selous
We had such a great time! Our driver Yunus Mussa from Pangolin Safaris took really good care of us during our
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Mikumi National Park and Selous Game Reserve
I did two, 2-day safaris with Pangolin: Mikumi National Park and Selous Game Reserve. Both safaris were amazing.
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Mikumi visit
Stayed in government cottage. Saw Giraffe, monkey and two big herds of elephants just in front of our cottage. We
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Vincent D
Jacksonville, North Carolina
Most excellent
My wife and I took this tour and had a great time. Plenty of animals to see in various habitats. The drive from
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Zlin, Czech Republic
Fantastic safari tour - 4 days Mikumi + Udzungwa
We decided to do a 4 day safari in Mikumi NP and trekking in Udzungwa mountains. Already the communication with Mr
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André S
Bolstadoyri, Norway
Two day safari in Mikumi
I had a Shared tour with another person. Unfortunatly we had a bad start when our car broke down on the way to
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  • Duration: 5 days
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, French
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